George Medeiros, Building Inspector
Denise Davis, Department Clerk
Telephone: (401) 683-3611
Building Inspection Department
2200 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday
Due to budget constraints this office is not always open its general hours. It is advisable to phone before coming to the office.
The Inspection Department is located on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall.
NOTE: From time to time the Board of Review receives correspondence in the form of letters and e-mail from various persons interested in a matter pending before the Board. At times these communications are voluminous. Although the Town makes its best effort to see that these communications are brought to the attention of the Board, there is always the possibility that a few of the communications may not reach their intended destination. You may wish to attend the Board of Review hearing in order to be certain that your views are heard.
State law prohibits contact of Board members outside of the hearing process. Board of Review deliberations are quasi judicial. This means in pertinent part, and among many other things, that only evidence properly introduced during the course of a public hearing can be considered by Board members when they render a decision. Ex parte communications of any kind are inappropriate.
If you are concerned about the status of a matter before the Board of Review, the file on each petition is maintained in the Town's Inspection Department and is available for viewing. It is recommended that you call ahead, (401) 683-3611, and make an appointment to avoid any inconvenience.